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Lawmakers call for cyber operations squadron at Langley-Eustis

Lawmakers call for cyber operations squadron at Langley-EustisLawmakers call for cyber operations squadron at Langley-Eustis
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  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
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Army: Bergdahl could face court-martial

Army: Bergdahl could face court-martialFor now Bergdahl, 28, remains assigned to a desk job at an Army headquarters unit in San Antonio.
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  • 3 days, 21 hours ago
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As Air Force fixes nuke flaws, future debated

As Air Force fixes nuke flaws, future debatedFaced with one of its biggest challenges in years - repairing a troubled nuclear missile corps - the Air Force has taken an important first step by admitting, after years of denial, that its problems run deep and wide.
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  • 4 days, 6 hours ago
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Budget experts: Move Tricare beneficiaries to Obamacare

Budget experts: Move Tricare beneficiaries to ObamacareA group of congressional budget experts suggested the Pentagon trim its health budget by outsourcing beneficiary care
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  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
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AMERICA'S MILITARY: A conservative institution's uneasy cultural evolution

AMERICA'S MILITARY: A conservative institution's uneasy cultural evolutionThe force is changing — often reluctantly — alongside the civilian society it serves
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  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
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Staff sergeant is first amputee to complete demanding swim course

Staff sergeant is first amputee to complete demanding swim courseStaff Sgt. Adam Jacks, a veteran and amputee, found a new challenge in one of Quantico's toughest courses.
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  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
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Crew safe after locally-based Navy squadron's helo crashes in Kuwait

Crew safe after locally-based Navy squadron's helo crashes in KuwaitSix people aboard a Navy helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 26 survived a crash in Kuwait. HSC 26 is based in Norfolk.
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  • 4 days, 19 hours ago
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Fleet Forces Command has new commander

Fleet Forces Command has new commanderAdm. Phil Davidson assumed command on Friday after being promoted to admiral.
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  • 6 days, 21 hours ago
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Watch Now: Holiday Salute 2014

Watch Now: Holiday Salute 2014Watch Now: Holiday Salute 2014
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  • 1 week ago
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New U.S. Fleet Forces boss takes helm Friday

New U.S. Fleet Forces boss takes helm FridayFleet Forces officials have confirmed that Adm. Phil Davidson will assume command Friday in a private ceremony. A change of command with Adm. William
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  • 1 week ago
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Top Islamic State militants killed; more U.S. troops going to Iraq

Top Islamic State militants killed; more U.S. troops going to IraqTwo senior Islamic State group leaders were killed in U.S. and coalition airstrikes in northern Iraq over the last week, U.S. officials said Thursday, as Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel approved new orders for several hundred troops to deploy to Iraq to train Iraqi...
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  • 1 week ago
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AGs, Feds accuse company of ripping off service members

AGs, Feds accuse company of ripping off service membersAttorney General Mark Herring, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the NC Attorney General filed a lawsuit against Freedom Stores on Thursday.
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  • 1 week ago
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With sea level rise putting Navy base at-risk, Kaine calls for action

With sea level rise putting Navy base at-risk, Kaine calls for actionVirginia senator calls for bi-partisan solutions.
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  • 1 week ago
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Dad surprises kids after deployment in Japan

Dad surprises kids after deployment in JapanConner Newton jumped up and ran to hug his dad.
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  • 1 week ago
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Army's blimp-like airships get East Coast test

Army's blimp-like airships get East Coast testThe U.S. military is testing a new cruise-missile defense system by launching a blimp-like airship near Baltimore.
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  • 1 week, 1 day ago
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Man accused of trying to sell carrier plans to Egypt in court

Man accused of trying to sell carrier plans to Egypt in courtMostafa Awwad is scheduled for a detention hearing at the federal courthouse in Norfolk.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Navy fighter pilot commands International Space Station

Navy fighter pilot commands International Space StationNavy Capt. Butch Wilmore now commands the International Space Station; Air Force Col. Terry Virts is a crew member.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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USS Tortuga's leaders removed from command

USS Tortuga's leaders removed from commandCmdr. Thomas Goudreau and Cmdr. John Fleming were relieved of their duties Tuesday.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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Report: Destroyer's command triad blamed for suicide, assaults

Report: Destroyer's command triad blamed for suicide, assaultsThe 313-page report found the James E. Williams' top enlisted failed to control a chief's mess that fostered a "culture of retribution."
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
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New Navy hovercraft: Test craft production starts

New Navy hovercraft: Test craft production startsA company is marking the start of production of the Navy's newest hovercraft: a landing craft designed to haul vehicles, heavy equipment, and supplies over water and beaches.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Obama declares 'turning point' for U.S. military

Obama declares 'turning point' for U.S. militaryMarking what he called a "turning point" for the U.S. military, President Barack Obama on Monday saluted troops returning from Afghanistan and declared the United States is moving past the time for large deployments aimed at nation building.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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America's Military: Were the wars worth the cost?

America's Military: Were the wars worth the cost?The longest war in American history has officially come to a close. And for many service members, the overwhelming feeling is: good riddance.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Veteran suicide prevention bill likely sidelined until 2015

Veteran suicide prevention bill likely sidelined until 2015Sen. Tom Coburn's decision to block the legislation could end supporters' last hopes of passage for this year.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Report: Destroyer's command triad blamed for suicide, assaults

Report: Destroyer's command triad blamed for suicide, assaultsA young boatswain's mate committed suicide on the destroyer James E. Williams in June and a subsequent investigation has found the ship's skipper, the former executive officer and the command master chief responsible for a toxic command climate that contributed...
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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Spending bills to help shipyard, but sequestration still looms

Spending bills to help shipyard, but sequestration still looms$850 million ok'd for USS George Washington overhaul & refueling.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
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USNS Leroy Grumman returning to Virginia

USNS Leroy Grumman returning to VirginiaA fleet replenishment oiler is returning to Virginia following a six-month deployment to waters off of Europe and Africa.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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What the new budget bill means for defense, VA

What the new budget bill means for defense, VAThe spending measure finalizes the budgets of the Pentagon and Department of Veterans Affairs for fiscal 2015.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago